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Doomed Queen Anne (Young Royals, Bk 3)
Doomed Queen Anne - Young Royals, Bk 3
Author: Carolyn Meyer
Though born without great beauty, wealth, or title, Anne Boleyn blossomed into a captivating woman. She used her wiles to win the heart of England's most powerful man, King Henry VIII, and to persuade him to defy everyone -- including his own wife -- to make her his new queen. But Anne's ambition proved to be her fatal flaw.
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ISBN-13: 9780152050863
ISBN-10: 0152050868
Publication Date: 5/1/2004
Pages: 256
Reading Level: Young Adult
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Publisher: Gulliver Books Paperbacks
Book Type: Paperback
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I decided that I wanted to read all of the Young Royals books and began with this one. I believe that most people know the story of Anne Boleyn, and this gave a more in depth version of it. It takes an excellent writer to be able to weave fact and fiction together seamlessly, and Meyer does that. She is able to give life to each historical event, including the final days before Anne's death. This definitely gives a different view of Anne Boleyn than other books, but I believe it is because it is written for young adults. Anne is portrayed more lovingly and slightly less ambitious and power hungry. Meyer doesn't ask the reader to like the character, but Anne is portrayed in a better light than movies and television shows. The most negative features that are shown are the jealousy and competitiveness that grows through the novel, however, in the end she is more human and caring once again. The best part of the story is that it is written as a first person point of view. It draws the reader into the character's world, instead of just stating what is going on. Although it is not completely accurate, it will get students interested enough to do more research on the subject.
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I didn't realize that this book was actually for younger kids to read to get a grasp on some of the history, but it was a very easy read and not bad!
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I just read this book. and liked it. a girl that wants every thing just to lose every thing in the end. it was nice to read her side of this story.read how she lived and died.


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